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There are 6 ways to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Osaka Kansai, train  •  3h 48m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Osaka Kansai (KIX) GMP - KIX
  2. Take the train from Kansai Airport to Kyoto

$139 - $452

5 alternative options

Fly to Osaka Itami  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Osaka Itami (ITM) GMP - ITM

$301 - $826

Train, ferry  •  20h 40m

  1. Take the train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Kyoto

$272 - $414

Bus, ferry  •  28h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
  3. Take the bus from Yonago to Kyōto

$175 - $463

Bus, ferry, train  •  29h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
  3. Take the bus from Matsue Station to Umeda-eki
  4. Take the train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$192 - $481

Drive, ferry  •  14h 52m

  1. Drive from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Busan
  2. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  3. Drive from Fukuoka to Kyoto

$242 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto is to bus and ferry which costs ₩190,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 28h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ₩150,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 3h 48m.

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The distance between Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) and Kyoto is 850 km.

The best way to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto without a car is to train and ferry which takes 20h 40m and costs ₩300,000 - ₩470,000.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Jeju Air, Asiana Airlines, T'way Air and two other airlines offer flights from Seoul Gimpo Airport to Osaka Kansai Airport.

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There are 2366+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto.
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  • Distance: 531.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP), South Korea and Kyoto, Japan?

All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Seoul Gimpo Airport (GMP) to Kyoto every 30 minutes.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Kochi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Oita
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda, Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Cheju
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Osaka Kansai via Cheju
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Seoul Station to Busan Station
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
letskorail.com
Standing
$20 - $22
Economy Class
$23 - $26
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ko Bus
Website
kobus.co.kr
Bus from Seoul Express Bus Terminal to Donghae Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
kobus.co.kr
Keihan Bus
Phone
077-531-2121
Website
keihanbus.jp
Bus from Yonago to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$44
Schedules at
keihanbus.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Matsue Station to Umeda-eki
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Ferry operators
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$80
Ferst Class
$111
Deluxe
$160
Suite
$249
DBS Cruise Ferry
Phone
+7 4232 30 2704
Website
dbsferry.co.kr
Ferry from Donghae to Sakaiminato
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Schedules at
dbsferry.co.kr
Royal Suite
$380
First Class
$157
Second Class
$125
Economy Class
$104
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp

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